# Algebra

posted by .

How can I transform the equation 4=x-y into one that begins with "y="?
Would I subtract x from both sides to get -x+4=-y? This doesn't look right at all.
Or would I add y to both sides and then subtract 4 to get y=x-4? This way seems more correct to me.
Please confirm which way is correct... thanks very much.

• Algebra -

well you got it right in the second try good job that's what we just studied so yes that's correct y=x-4 even though it looks different its right

## Similar Questions

1. ### algerbra 1

what is the answer to 5x-16=14-5x Just giving you the answer is not what this forum is about. We'd be defeating the purpose of you assignment by doing that. Try to work the variables to one side, say the lefthand side, and the numbers …
2. ### algebra

I need a step by step explanation on how to add these two equations 2x+3y=1 5x+3y=16 Subtract the first equation from the second. (Subtract left and right sides separately). This gives you 3x = 15 Then divide both sides by 3. x = 5 …
3. ### maths

i have to make y the subject of this equation: 4t + 7y - 9 = 0 wod it be y = 4t + 9/7 ?
4. ### Algebra Repost

How can I transform the equation 4=x-y into one that begins with "y="?
5. ### Algebra

I am re posting this for fear that it was overlooked earlier. I have also decided to show my work in the hopes of preventing any issues that might arise. Solve the absolute value equation. I y+3 I +5=2y Would the solutions be 8=y and …
6. ### Math

Emmy is 12. She writes an equation to find her mother's age, m. m - 12 + 35 What operation solves the equation for m?
7. ### algebra

could someone check my answers to these few questions?
8. ### Algebra

Select all the statements that can be used as steps to solve the equation 6[4(2x−1)]=80−8. Subtract 8 from 80. Combine 80 and 6. Multiply 2x and -1 by 4. Subtract 1 from both sides of the equation. Add 4 to both sides of …
9. ### ALGEBRA

Select all the statements that can be used as steps to solve the equation 6[4(2x−1)]=80−8. Subtract 8 from 80. Combine 80 and 6. Multiply 2x and -1 by 4. Subtract 1 from both sides of the equation. Add 4 to both sides of …
10. ### Algebra

Which of the following describes a correct method for solving the equation below?

More Similar Questions